Rohit Sharma is one of the best openers in ODI cricket for the last half a decade. With more than 9205 runs, 43 fifties 29 centuries, and also 3 double hundred in ODI cricket, he has reached the feat thrice. With amazing talent, skills that made him at his best. As he plays a vital role in India’s top order here is Rohit Sharma’s top 10 knock.
10.) 111*runs 119 balls against Pakistan, Dubai-2018.
Rohit Sharma led India in Asia Cup 2018 in absence of Virat Kohli the expectations were very high for the super 4 clashes to give any chance to Pakistan bowler to get run-getter, He scored 111*runs out of 119 balls with 7 fours and 4 sixes. He gives respected the good deliveries and took India to a victory Series0 overs to spare.
Eventually, Rohit was the highest run-getter in the Asia Cup 2018 with an average of 105.
9.) 66runs of 87 balls against Australia, Sydney,2008
India was trouble 87-3 in the CB Series against Australia, Rohit Sharma joined with Sachin Tendulkar at the crease and they made 123 runs partnership. Hence Rohit scored 235 runs in the series with an average of 33 played fearlessly and win the CB series at Sydney.
8.) 171*163 balls against Australia, Perth-2016.
There are times when a batsman reaches the pinnacle of their carrier for Rohit, it was the 2016 Australian series. He scored 441 runs in 5 innings with 2 centuries. Hence On a Pacey and bouncy track, he batted well and hit 13 boundaries and 7 sixes. WACA pitch was quite hard to bat but Rohit showed his class of batting.
7.) 83 runs off 93 balls against England, Mohali-2013.
This inning has to be Rohit Sharma’s one of the most special in his career for various reasons. Rohit not scoring too many runs at the number 4 slot and the failure of Rahane at the opening force Dhoni’s experiment send Rohit Sharma to open the innings for the first time in his entire career.
Batting for the first time of Sharma’s career he scored 83 and took India 3-1 lead in the series. He played an outstanding role by which Dhoni and Raina have taken the innings and finished the game.
6.) 208 runs off 153 balls against Srilanka, Mohali,2017
India’s batting in the first ODI was not up to the mark at Dharmashala. After winning the toss Rohit decided to take bat first on a flat track at Mohali.
In this innings Rohit Sharma has scored a third double hundred with 13fours and 12sixes, Sharma took 115balls to reach his 100 and shifted to top gear to reach 200. Sri Lanka bowler was scratching nails not finding any solution to stop Rohit Sharma
5.) 141runs 123balls against Australia, Jaipur,2013
Australia setting up 360 runs target in the second ODI in the seven-match series, Rohit added 176runs with 17 boundaries and four sixes.
He is one of the most powerful batsmen India has ever produced.
4.) 209 runs off 158 balls against Australia, Bangalore-2013.
It was a typical wicket at Chinnaswamy Rohit Sharma’s reach to a double century and client the ball out of the park.
Sharma scored 209runs from 158 balls with 12 fours and 16 sixes which took India 56runs win.
3.) 137 runs 126balls against Bangladesh, Melbourne,2015
It was a bid tough for India struggling 115-3 against Bangladesh. While Suresh Raina joined with Rohit Sharma and made 122runs in 15 overs and Rohit reached his 7th ODI, hundred.
He scored 137 runs off 126 balls and took the responsibility and took India to 302 runs by which Bangladesh was fell short.
2.) 122runs off 144balls against South Africa, Southampton,2019
At the start of the innings, there was no firepower. He is just anchoring the series then he reached his century. He scored 122runs off 144balls with 13fours and 2sixes which he is showing his talent but in the end, he got out.
1.) 264 runs off 173 balls Sri Lanka, Kolkata-2014.
This is the second-highest first-class score that Rohit has in his pocket he scored 264runs off 173 balls and smashed 33fours and 9 sixes.
This inning is one of the most important in Rohit Sharma’s career. He got the most boundary by any individual.
He is one of the most successful captains in IPL history. He has given Mumbai Indian five titles and leads his team. While he is one of the most complete batsmen in an era.
While his some of the knocks in IPL :
94 Vs RCB in 2018
It was not going well for Rohit Sharma in 2018.it was very much crucial runs for Rohit Sharma to smash 94 in 52 deliveries. Eventually, they managed to reach 213 runs in 20 overs and won the match by 42 runs.
98vs KKR 2015
He was a season opener, Rohit smashed 98 runs from 65 balls. When he started smashing the ball on the other, no one could anchor. They managed to reach 168 runs. But KKR chased down the total by Surya Kumar Yadav.
109 vs KKR 2012
Rohit was surrounded by many top-class players like Sachin Tendulkar. Herschelle Gibbs Rohit also shows his class of batting, he smashed 109 in 60 balls with 12 fours and 5 sixes.
50 vs CSK in 2015
It is tough to play IPL final against the top-quality side CSK but Rohit Sharma took control. He has hit 50 runs in just 26 deliveries and comfortably won the IPL title.
32 vs KKR 2009
It was an outstanding 32 matches, slipping from Deccan chargers. But Rohit Sharma smashed many fours and took the victory.